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Hurricane Zeta - LDEQ Declaration of Emergency and Administrative Order 10/29/2020

In the Matter of Natural and Catastrophic Disaster regarding Hurricane Zeta

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Gov. Edwards Declares State of Emergency in Advance of Hurricane Zeta 10/27/2020

Gov. Edwards Declares State of Emergency in Advance of Hurricane Zeta. Today, Gov. John Bel Edwards issued a state of emergency in advance of Hurricane Zeta, which could impact Louisiana later in the week, though the final track is still uncertain. According to the National Weather Service, Zeta strengthened into a hurricane today and is expected to impact the northern Gulf Coast by Wednesday. Strong winds, coastal flooding, heavy rain and tornadoes are all possible.

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Emergency Declarations

Hurricane Zeta - LDEQ Declaration of Emergency and Administrative Order 10/29/2020

In the Matter of Natural and Catastrophic Disaster regarding Hurricane Zeta

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News Release

Gov. Edwards Declares State of Emergency in Advance of Hurricane Zeta 10/27/2020

Gov. Edwards Declares State of Emergency in Advance of Hurricane Zeta. Today, Gov. John Bel Edwards issued a state of emergency in advance of Hurricane Zeta, which could impact Louisiana later in the week, though the final track is still uncertain. According to the National Weather Service, Zeta strengthened into a hurricane today and is expected to impact the northern Gulf Coast by Wednesday. Strong winds, coastal flooding, heavy rain and tornadoes are all possible.

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Environmental Update

Enviroshool webinar on Superfund Program to be held Oct. 15 10/14/2020

The Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality is hosting an Enviroschool webinar tomorrow, Oct. 15 at 10:00 a.m. The webinar will provide an overview of the Superfund program and Superfund sites.

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Discover DEQ Newsletters

Discover DEQ Newsletter – September 2020 09/29/2020

What’s Inside? LDEQ Secretary visits storm-ravaged Lake Charles, LDEQ employees send support and resources to co-workers impacted by Hurricane Laura, Message From The Secretary and more!!

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Public Alerts

Gov. Edwards Declares State of Emergency in Advance of Hurricane Zeta 10/27/2020

Gov. Edwards Declares State of Emergency in Advance of Hurricane Zeta. Today, Gov. John Bel Edwards issued a state of emergency in advance of Hurricane Zeta, which could impact Louisiana later in the week, though the final track is still uncertain. According to the National Weather Service, Zeta strengthened into a hurricane today and is expected to impact the northern Gulf Coast by Wednesday. Strong winds, coastal flooding, heavy rain and tornadoes are all possible.

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Fact Sheets

LDEQ encourages securing of household chemicals and items in preparation for Morganza Spillway opening 05/29/2019

The Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality encourages residents and business owners in the affected area of the Morganza Spillway to safely secure or remove household chemicals and materials in advance of the Spillway opening June 2.

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EPA APPROVES LOUISIANA'S PLN TO MEET SULPHUR DIOXIDE STANDARD

EPA Approves Lousiana's plan to meet SO2 standards in St. Bernard Parish 05/22/2019 Read More > View Full Category